MoForever Alumni News Fall 2021

13 | MoForever Fall 2021 UNITED STATES Greg Smith joined the firm as part of a new Agency Finance team in the Finance Department in Washington, D.C. With Ann Lilienthal, Greg co-leads the firm’s Agency Finance team, which handles complex financing transactions for development finance institutions, multilateral agencies, regional development banks, and export credit agencies around the world. His practice focuses on complex cross-border financing transactions in emerging markets worldwide, with a particular focus on Latin America, Central and South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East. (J.D., 1993, Georgetown University Law Center) Washington, D.C. Office David Shaw joined the firm as a partner in the Global Antitrust Practice Group in Washington, D.C. David joined MoFo from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, where he most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, as well as Acting Chief of Staff for transition. He brings to the firm extensive experience across the breadth of our antitrust practice, including merger clearance litigation, cartel representations, and counseling, as well as deep knowledge of state attorney general antitrust enforcement. (J.D., 2009, Georgetown University Law Center) Alex Okuliar joined the firm as a partner and co-chair of the Global Antitrust Practice Group in Washington, D.C., alongside co-chairs Lisa Phelan and Jeff Jaeckel. Alex brings to the firm over two decades of experience, both in government sector and private practice roles. He joins MoFo from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he most recently served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Enforcement in the Antitrust Division. In this role, he oversaw the civil merger and conduct sections responsible for enforcement related to technology and digital platforms; defense, industrials, and aerospace; banking and finance; and media, entertainment, and communications. Alex also played a key role in setting Division enforcement policies and priorities, particularly around technology, intellectual property/antitrust, and financial practices. (J.D., 1999, Vanderbilt University Law School)